Diego Luna attends the Hollywood premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Dec. 10, 2016. Luna lives in Mexico City and, as a political activist, he sees himself as someone who has a voice on both sides of the border.
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Hillary Clinton (from left), Michelle Obama, Melania Trump, Rosalynn Carter and Laura Bush all have expressed their concern about migrant children being torn from parents at the Mexico border.
Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque celebrates his victory in the presidential runoff election, in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor.
Students with homemade mortars stand guard behind makeshift shields and barricades Tuesday at the National University in Managua, which has been occupied by protesters for more than a month.
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Abortion rights activists celebrate Thurdsay outside the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires, shortly after lawmakers in the country's lower chamber passed a bill legalizing abortion. The bill's chances look uncertain in the upper chamber, but that did little to dampen excitement among its supporters.
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Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a veteran leftist, is running for president once again. Polls put his lead well into the double digits ahead of his nearest rival. Mexico's election is July 1.
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A couple watches boats pass the docks in Manaus, a city on the Amazon River. Pop-up restaurants like this line the docks to dish homemade Brazilian fare to ship travelers and crews.
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